Marissa Tiel

Campbell River RCMP are investigating after a man was set on fire while he was sleeping under the highway bridge in Campbell River on Sept. 22, 2020. Photo supplied

Man, 20, injured after being set on fire while sleeping under Campbell River bridge

Man recovering from serious burns in hospital

Campbell River RCMP are investigating after a man was set on fire while he was sleeping under the highway bridge in Campbell River on Sept. 22, 2020. Photo supplied
North Island MLA and Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena announced she would not be seeking re-election in B.C.’s next provincial election.

B.C. transportation minister will not seek re-election

Claire Trevena has held the position since 2017

North Island MLA and Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena announced she would not be seeking re-election in B.C.’s next provincial election.
A new bursary has been started for North Island College culinary students in honour of Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker. The Campbell River woman passed away earlier this year, but was known to tens of thousands online as an Instant Pot expert. Photo provided

Family of B.C. Instant Pot expert starts endowment in her honour

Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker Wilkowski Memorial Bursary Endowment Fund to benefit NIC culinary students

A new bursary has been started for North Island College culinary students in honour of Ruth ‘Rootitoot’ McCusker. The Campbell River woman passed away earlier this year, but was known to tens of thousands online as an Instant Pot expert. Photo provided
Leo Jack stands next to a humpback whale carcass that was found on a remote beach north of Kyuquot on the northwest coast of Vancouver Island. It was photographed on April 2, 2020. Image courtesy of Tracey Gosselin

Entangled humpback whale found dead on remote Vancouver Island beach

WARNING: Story contains graphic images

Leo Jack stands next to a humpback whale carcass that was found on a remote beach north of Kyuquot on the northwest coast of Vancouver Island. It was photographed on April 2, 2020. Image courtesy of Tracey Gosselin
Kaila Weaver sticks her tongue out while drawing a thank-you message for Campbell River fire fighters on the sidewalk outside the Willow Point fire hall on March 19, 2020. Photo courtesy of David Weaver

B.C. family’s sidewalk chalk messages lift spirits in a time of social distancing

Campbell River’s Weavers are encouraging others to ‘spread as much positivity as we can’

Kaila Weaver sticks her tongue out while drawing a thank-you message for Campbell River fire fighters on the sidewalk outside the Willow Point fire hall on March 19, 2020. Photo courtesy of David Weaver
Western Forest Products and United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 have reached a tentative agreement to end a more than seven-month-long strike. Pictured here, workers during a rally in Nanaimo on Nov. 6, 2019. (Black Press File Photo)

Western Forest Products and union reach tentative deal to end 7-month-long strike

USW Local 1-1937 membership still has to vote on the terms

Western Forest Products and United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 have reached a tentative agreement to end a more than seven-month-long strike. Pictured here, workers during a rally in Nanaimo on Nov. 6, 2019. (Black Press File Photo)
Mackenzie Smith holds Luna close as mom Ashley Smith sits next to them. Luna had been missing since Oct. 8, 2019. She was recently reunited with the family after being missing for about three months in Campbell River, B.C. Photo by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Missing cat reunited with Vancouver Island family after three months

‘It was like one day she was there, the next day she was gone,’ said owner

Mackenzie Smith holds Luna close as mom Ashley Smith sits next to them. Luna had been missing since Oct. 8, 2019. She was recently reunited with the family after being missing for about three months in Campbell River, B.C. Photo by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake took place off the coast of northern Vancouver Island on Dec. 23, 2019. Earthquakes Canada map
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake took place off the coast of northern Vancouver Island on Dec. 23, 2019. Earthquakes Canada map
Christian Gianfagna (far left) and Chris Arends (far right) were among the ‘A Team’ that rescued a Californian weather balloon in a remote area on Quadra Island this summer. Photo courtesy of Christian Gianfagna

Weather balloon from California rescued near Campbell River

Search led rescuers to remote wilderness on Quadra Island

Christian Gianfagna (far left) and Chris Arends (far right) were among the ‘A Team’ that rescued a Californian weather balloon in a remote area on Quadra Island this summer. Photo courtesy of Christian Gianfagna
The Campbell River shoreline is featured on a shoe designed by local mom Mellissa Davis for the 2019 Vans Global Custom Culture shoe design contest. Screenshot of design/Vans.ca

Campbell River mom enters B.C.-themed design into Vans shoe contest

Cape Mudge Lighthouse, Big Rock and Quadra ferry all featured

The Campbell River shoreline is featured on a shoe designed by local mom Mellissa Davis for the 2019 Vans Global Custom Culture shoe design contest. Screenshot of design/Vans.ca
The Marine Education and Research Society is searching for an entangled Humpback whale nicknamed ‘PHI’. She was last seen heading north from Port Hardy on July 25. Marine Education and Research Society/Facebook

Attempts to disentangle humpback off north Vancouver Island fail

PHI, a regularly seen in the Campbelll River area, was last seen heading north from Port Hardy

The Marine Education and Research Society is searching for an entangled Humpback whale nicknamed ‘PHI’. She was last seen heading north from Port Hardy on July 25. Marine Education and Research Society/Facebook
The science of snow

The science of snow

Parks Canada avalanche program keeps Rogers Pass safe for travellers

The science of snow
A map shows the area on Mount Revelstoke National Park for a planned prescribed burn this fall. (Parks Canada)

Parkway Bend burn planned for this fall

Will be first prescribed burn at Mount Revelstoke National Park

A map shows the area on Mount Revelstoke National Park for a planned prescribed burn this fall. (Parks Canada)
Matt LeBourdais, Thunderbirds men’s volleyball assistant coach (left) and Kerry MacDonald, head coach, stand with the banner after the men’s volleyball team ended a 35-year drought at the national championships. (Will Dickson/UBC Thunderbirds)

Revelstoke-born volleyball player coaches UBC men’s program to a national title

It’s the Thunderbirds’ first national championship since 1983

Matt LeBourdais, Thunderbirds men’s volleyball assistant coach (left) and Kerry MacDonald, head coach, stand with the banner after the men’s volleyball team ended a 35-year drought at the national championships. (Will Dickson/UBC Thunderbirds)
Bridge maintenance is taking place 22km west of Revelstoke today with the road reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Expect 20 minute delays. (DriveBC Cams)

Sweeping on Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke

High of 5 C in Revelstoke today

Bridge maintenance is taking place 22km west of Revelstoke today with the road reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Expect 20 minute delays. (DriveBC Cams)
City-owned or leased parks and trails are on their way to becoming smoke-free as an updated Clean Air Bylaw passed first, second, and third readings during City Council on March 27. (File)

Revelstoke parks and trails to get breath of fresh air

Updated Clean Air Bylaw would see smoking banned in parks and on trails

City-owned or leased parks and trails are on their way to becoming smoke-free as an updated Clean Air Bylaw passed first, second, and third readings during City Council on March 27. (File)
Election signs litter a lawn on Fourth Street ahead of the 2014 municipal election. Revelstokians will be going to the polls this year on Oct. 20. (File)

Revelstoke goes to polls on October 20

Municipal elections to take place on third Saturday in October across the province

Election signs litter a lawn on Fourth Street ahead of the 2014 municipal election. Revelstokians will be going to the polls this year on Oct. 20. (File)
The Revelstoke Derailers are gearing up for another season. They will have two home bouts this summer. On June 2, they host the Farmers’ Slaughters from Armstrong, and on July 7, they host the Sea to Sky Sirens from Squamish. This photo is from July 2017, when they skated agains Okanagan Roller Derby at the Forum. (Submitted)

Derailers open practices to male skaters

Roller Derby team will have two home bouts this season

The Revelstoke Derailers are gearing up for another season. They will have two home bouts this summer. On June 2, they host the Farmers’ Slaughters from Armstrong, and on July 7, they host the Sea to Sky Sirens from Squamish. This photo is from July 2017, when they skated agains Okanagan Roller Derby at the Forum. (Submitted)
The Grizzlies celebrate during Game 7 Okanagan/Shuswap Conference Final KIJHL playoff action. The Revelstoke Grizzlies beat the Osoyoos Coyotes 4-1 in Revelstoke on March 25, 2018 to advance to the KIJHL Final. (Marissa Tiel/ Revelstoke Review)

PHOTOS: Grizzlies book ticket to KIJHL Finals

Revelstoke eliminates Osoyoos Coyotes with convincing Game 7 win

The Grizzlies celebrate during Game 7 Okanagan/Shuswap Conference Final KIJHL playoff action. The Revelstoke Grizzlies beat the Osoyoos Coyotes 4-1 in Revelstoke on March 25, 2018 to advance to the KIJHL Final. (Marissa Tiel/ Revelstoke Review)
DriveBC is reporting slippery and slushy sections of road on the Trans-Canada Highway. (DriveBC Cams)

Winter driving conditions return

Blowing snow, slippery and slushy sections on the Trans-Canada Highway

DriveBC is reporting slippery and slushy sections of road on the Trans-Canada Highway. (DriveBC Cams)